The NBA Finals are finally here, unfortunately all the talk is about a hate crime!
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James said "being black in America is tough" in response to news that Los Angeles police were investigating a racial slur spray-painted on the front gate of one of his homes.
Capt. Patricia Sandoval, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department, said an unidentified person spray-painted the N-word on the front gate. Police are investigating it as an act of vandalism and a possible hate crime.
James spoke of the incident during NBA Finals media day on Wednesday.